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50 CFR § 82.1 - 82.21 - Administrative Procedures for Grants-in-Aid (Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972).

United States of America
Document type
1975 (1984)
Original source
40 Federal Register 23281, 29 May 1975.
Long title
Code of Federal Regulations - Title 50 - Wildlife and Fisheries - Wildlife and Fisheries - Chapter I - United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior - Subchapter F - Financial Assistance-Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program - Part 82 Administrative Procedures for Grants-in-Aid (Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972) (50 CFR- Chapter I - Subchapter F - § 82.1 - 82.21).
Wild species & ecosystems
Ecosystem preservation Endangered species Financing Management/conservation Marine mammals Protection of habitats Protection of species Research
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic

This Part of Title 50 refers to the authority of the Secretary in section 1380 of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to provide procedures for the submission and review of applications and the award and administration of research grants, or other forms of financial assistance, to Federal or state agencies, public or private institutions, or other persons including any foreign governments for research relevant to the protection and conservation of marine mammals. Research initiated pursuant to this authorization is to be directed toward increasing the available knowledge of the ecology and population dynamics of marine mammals and of the factors which bear upon their ability to reproduce themselves successfully, which information may be used for the purposes of increasing and maintaining the number of animals within species and populations of marine mammals at the optimum carrying capacity of their habitat.

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References - Legislation


Marine Mammal Protection Act.

Legislation | United States of America | 1972 (2007)

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Management/conservation, Marine mammals, Marine area, Data collection/reporting, Research, Endangered species, Protection of habitats, Protection of species